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GRANGE COURT

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GRANGE COURT

List entry Number: 1077616

Location

GRANGE COURT

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Leominster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459469

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEOMINSTER

SO4959 Grange Court 808-1/1/1 24/07/54

GV II*

Town hall, then dwelling, now Council Offices. c1633; by John Abel. Removed as traffic hazard and re-erected on new site 1853. Timber-frame and plaster; stone tile roof with gable, bellcote, and weathervane (dated 1687). EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and cellar; 4-window range: shallow canted oriels with moulded mullions and transoms in decorated cases, on enriched consoles; moulded bressumer on enriched consoles and pilasters, to gable with moulded 6-light mullion and transom window, set in ornamental panels; wood modillion gable pediment. Ground floor originally open, under jetty with boarded soffits and enriched bressumer boards, on timber columns with figurehead brackets and carved arch-braces; entrance to centre left: C19, 8-panel door and plain overlight in oak doorcase with chamfered pilasters; 3 tall, C19 moulded mullion and transom windows with cambered heads and moulded sills. Inscription in Latin and English on frieze over arch-braces. Returned sides: applied chevron- and quarter-bracing; enriched consoles and panel-heads; single oriels, and casements to gables; 2 windows between pillars to ground floor. Rear: C19 stucco and painted brick wing, with 6/6 and altered sashes, casements, and oriels; further brick wing. INTERIOR: exposed moulded ceiling-frame; C19 stone fireplaces. (RCHME: Herefordshire: 115 (5)).

Listing NGR: SO4991059085

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 115

National Grid Reference: SO4991059085

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